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SILVER Member since Feb 2006


Location: Kent, UK

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Reggae legend Desmond Dekker dies.

Reggae legend Desmond Dekker has died suddenly from a heart attack, his manager has announced.

The 64-year-old Jamaican, best known for his 1969 hit Israelites, collapsed at his Surrey home...

...The star was divorced with a son and daughter.

...He had been due to perform at the Respect Festival in Prague on 2 June, and numerous dates across Europe during the summer.

His last concert was at Leeds University on 11 May.

Source - BBC News

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Location: Wales

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Posted:frown Thats very sad news. I was listening to a CD him only yesterday. frown

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SILVER Member since Feb 2006


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Posted:ubbcrying ubbcrying ubbcrying ubbcrying ubbcrying ubbcrying ubbcrying
The world will miss him R.I.P. Desmond

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Location: Adelaide, SA, Australia

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Posted:frown frown ubbcrying ubbcrying

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Miss you Des, The King of Ska will always live on through his funky beats and laid back flow. ubblove

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SILVER Member since Oct 2005


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Location: Hull!, United Kingdom

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Posted:i was at a punk rock festivalette in leeds on saturday and not a single person mentioned this!

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